Steve Lopes

Born in Sydney, Steve Lopes holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from the College of Fine Arts, UNSW. In 1991, he studied at the New York Art Students League, and in 1998 at the London Print Studio in the UK. Since 1996, Lopes has exhibited in more than 40 solo shows across Australia and in London and Hong Kong. In 1997, he won the Young Artist Award at the Royal Institute of Oil Painters in London. In 2018, he won the Gallipoli Prize with his painting of Mont St Quentin. He was the recipient of the 2021 Kings School Art Prize and he has been shortlisted for many others. In 2022, Lopes is having extensive survey shows at SH Ervin Gallery and Orange Regional Gallery. His work is held in the collections of the National Gallery of Australia, Parliament House and the State Library of NSW, and in many other public and private collections.

Steve Lopes, 'Red Flag Figures', 2020, oil on canvas, 110 x 100 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Red Flag Figures', 2020, oil on canvas, 110 x 100 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Figure Sitting', 2021, oil and tempera on board, 40 x 30 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Figure Sitting', 2021, oil and tempera on board, 40 x 30 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Hunter, Filicudi', 2016, oil on canvas, 110 x 90 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Hunter, Filicudi', 2016, oil on canvas, 110 x 90 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Clod Study' 2020, ink, acrylic & pencil on paper, 28 x 20 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Clod Study' 2020, ink, acrylic & pencil on paper, 28 x 20 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Impossible Find', 2018, oil on canvas, 140 x 170 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Impossible Find', 2018, oil on canvas, 140 x 170 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait I', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 60 x 42 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait I', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 60 x 42 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait II', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 60 x 42 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait II', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 60 x 42 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait III', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 70 x 46 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Junk portrait III', 2012, mixed media, collage on paper, 70 x 46 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Midnight to midnight', 2012, oil on canvas, 110 x 110 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Midnight to midnight', 2012, oil on canvas, 110 x 110 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Paris Figure, ile de la Cite', 2017, oil on canvas, 20 x 30 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Paris Figure, ile de la Cite', 2017, oil on canvas, 20 x 30 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Possession Cart', 2018, oil on board, 70 x 70 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Possession Cart', 2018, oil on board, 70 x 70 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Quiet Figure & Mountain', 2020, oil on board, 50 x 50 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Quiet Figure & Mountain', 2020, oil on board, 50 x 50 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Structure, Figure, Rome', 2015, oil on board, 80 x 60 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Structure, Figure, Rome', 2015, oil on board, 80 x 60 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Tango', 2020, mixed media and collaged paper, 30 x 22 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Tango', 2020, mixed media and collaged paper, 30 x 22 cm

Steve Lopes, 'View from the Island', 2018, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 cm

Steve Lopes, 'View from the Island', 2018, oil on canvas, 32 x 40 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Votive Landscape and Figure', 2015, oil on canvas, 100 x 100 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Votive Landscape and Figure', 2015, oil on canvas, 100 x 100 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Votive, Portrait study, Rome', 2015, oil on canvas, 27 x 20 cm

Steve Lopes, 'Votive, Portrait study, Rome', 2015, oil on canvas, 27 x 20 cm

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